Posted on August 10, 2010 at 7:30am
Here is my successful entry to the competition.
The aircraft I used was an Multiplex Funjet with the Paparazzi
autopilot guiding the aircraft autonomously and calculating the drop
location. The algorithm took into account egg weight, windspeed, wind
direction, groundspeed, height from ground, and drag. I constructed a
servo-actuated release mechanism inside the Funjet for the egg drop.
The field location… Continue